Brewerytown

1420 North Marston Street. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Maps

Demolition Permits Issued for Vacant Rowhouse at 1420 North Marston Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the demolition of a two-story, 1,200-square-foot rowhouse situated at 1420 North Marston Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The vacant structure stands on the west side of the block between Master and Jefferson streets, and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The work will include removal of trees on adjacent vacant lots at 1413, 1417, and 1418 North Marston Street, as well as placement of erosion control mats with seed on all lots. Francis Henriquez of FH Demolition is the listed contractor. Demolition costs are listed at $9,200.

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Current view of 2709-15 Cecil B Moore Avenue. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for 18-Unit Building at 2709-15 Cecil B. Moore Avenue in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of an 18-unit multi-family building at 2709-15 Cecil B. Moore Avenue in BrewerytownNorth Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise four stories tall and will feature amenity space and a roof deck. In total, the building will hold 21,030 square feet of space. Optimal Construction Group LLC is the contractor listed for the project. Construction cost is specified at $3,157,200.

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Current view of 2613 West Oxford Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued For 2613-21 West Oxford Street In Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 18-unit mixed-use building at 2613 West Oxford Street in BrewerytownNorth Philadelphia. Commercial space will be located on the ground floor, with residential units above. The building will also include a roof deck and 12 indoor parking spaces, with one set to be van accessible, as well as six bicycle spaces. In total, the building will hold 20,595 square feet of space. Scott Woodruff is listed as the project’s design professional, with Clifford Lasky specified as the contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $2 million.

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The new Philadelphia skyline. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Philly YIMBY Launches Its First Anniversary Countdown by Looking at Rittenhouse Square and Brewerytown

A year ago, the start of August marked the launch of Philadelphia YIMBY. We were excited to extend New York YIMBY’s years-long legacy of covering architecture, construction, and development to the City of Brotherly Love. Since that time, our staff has shared over 1,000 articles, covering a wide variety of topics that were cataloged into more than 1,800 categories. In celebration of Philly YIMBY’s first anniversary, we look at our most frequently tagged categories in a month-long series of articles that will run as a countdown that starts with the 31th most-popular category and will run until it hits number one. Today we begin our countdown by looking at Rittenhouse Square and Brewerytown, the two categories tied for the 31st place.

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